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been big news was one of his main rivals for gold has pulled out with a hamstring injury. his absence and of course usain bolt not running the 200 metres at open things up even further for the british athletes. britain's second fastest 200 metre runner of all claim, blake, is not interested in anyone making comparisons between him and others. the sport is facing a changing of the guard but i believe we get too caught up in the mo farah and usain bolt, everybody wants to create their own legacy. i often get asked ifi their own legacy. i often get asked if i will be the next usain bolt but i want to be me. whatever i've achieved in the future come on and off the track, i want to build my own legacy and every athlete should be recognised in their own right. own legacy and every athlete should be recognised in their own rightm a post—olympic year standards tend to drop, injuries increase and the home nation tend not to do as well.
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the paralympic athlete bucked that trend and the performance director said they are confident they could reach the medal target of six 28 medals, with a bit of luck but equally, without that luck it could kick us on the backside —— six 28 medals.
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